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Review: how effective is Aricept for Dementia?

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Overall ratings: 2.5/5
Long term ratings: 2.7/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) is for Dementia. The study is based on 86 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,457 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Dementia

Dementia (latest reports from 47,324 patients) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Donepezil, Seroquel, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride.

On Aug, 28, 2014: 86 people are studied for taking Aricept in Dementia




Aricept effectiveness for Dementia


Long term Aricept effectiveness for Dementia

Aricept effectiveness for Dementia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall14322794
Long term
(1+ years)
2181751

Gender of people who take Aricept for Dementia * :

FemaleMale
Dementia67.44%32.56%

Age of people who take Aricept for Dementia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%1.16%1.16%0.00%1.16%8.14%88.37%

Who find Aricept more effective for Dementia?

Gender of people who find Aricept more effective * :

FemaleMale
Dementia69.23%30.77%

Age of people who find Aricept more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%0.00%30.77%61.54%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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